June 8, 2013

Tony Trivia 2013

Happy Tony Weekend, everyone!  I've listed some examples of Broadway trivia questions below. Feel free to use them at your own Tony Awards Parties!  For more tips on how to throw a Tony Awards Party, check out my blog entry from last year by clicking here


1.) What actress has played Wicked’s Elphaba in three languages? 

Willemijn Verkaik

2.) True or False. The current production of Annie is Jane Lynch’s Broadway debut. 


3.)  Motown the musical is the story of what man? 

Berry Gordy

4.) What is the name of the circus choreographer who choreographed the new revival of Pippin?

Gypsy Snider

5.) What short-lived musical was based on a documentary? (this season)

Hands on a Hardbody

6.) Which nominee for Best New Musical won an Olivier Award this past season?


7.) This musical’s 25th anniversary celebration was in January. 

Phantom of the Opera

8.) Which long running Broadway musical will be changing theatres at the end of the year? 

Mamma Mia

9.) The actor who played the Teen Angel in the 1994 Broadway revival of Grease is now a Tony nominee for which new musical?

Kinky Boots (Billy Porter)

10.) What Bring It On actress is now playing Sherry in Rock of Ages

Kate Rockwell

11.) What famous talk show host was tied to the musical Scandalous?
Kathie Lee Gifford

12.) Who played Drood in the original Broadway production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood?

Betty Buckley

13.) In this show’s playbill, there is an ad that says, “you’ve seen the play, now read the book”. 

Book of Mormon

14.) Is Cinderella considered a new musical or a revival?  


15.) What shows on Broadway right now have been influenced by choreographer Bob Fosse?

Chicago and Pippin


  1. Great questions! Definitely fair all around, from easy-challenging! Learned a few things too(like I didn't know Edwin Drood was played by a woman initially as well!)